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The narrative seeks to examine the socio-political makeup of Americathrough its political icons - the presidential figures that mark themost... Read More
The narrative seeks to examine the socio-political makeup of America
through its political icons - the presidential figures that mark the
most notable and controversial chapters in American history. Each
tableau features a President portrayed through the prism of their
politics, popularity and/or notoriety, further contextualized by a
contemporary backdrop, and assigned one of the moral and ethical postulates of the Ten Commandments.
The institution of marriage has been the cornerstone of the American middle class. Recently the Country opened itself up to same-sex marriage with some States rejecting the notion. Social and religious stigma rejects divorce and leaves couples frustrated within their marriage. The stray is common with those who follow their natural human desire. Throughout history, we find that even a President, sitting in the White House, could not abstain.
In 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union hovered on the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Kennedy eventually forced the Soviets to back down. He was assassinated in the third year of his term. Kennedy is the only Roman Catholic to become President.